Trisha N. Patel graduated from University of California, Santa Cruz with degrees in cognitive science and data analysis. She is now pursuing her Ph.D. in psychology, studying human cognition. She has previously worked in research labs at the University of Rochester and NASA Ames Research Center. Trisha has also been a head coordinator of the tutoring program at UCSC and continues to teach courses in psychology. Her interests bridge attention and memory, impacting education systems and training programs. At NCPRE, she works to identify and find solutions to challenges that arise in academic units and other professional settings.